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path for english art. (anthony caro) you look at the history of english art, and it's pretty miserable after constable and turner and so on, and henry, somehow, was competing with braque and picasso and so on. you know, he was in that same league. and so it made people realize you can be an artist - and you can be english. (narrator) sculpture made him famous, his celebrity enshrined in wax at madame tussaud's. other celebrities bought his works and enjoyed his company. (dorothy kosinski) i actually think that one has to consider quite seriously a very intriguing dilemma, and that is whether an artist's sense of direction and value and worth is that potentially obscured by fame? (narrator) henry moore was born in the mining town of castleford in 1898. his career began in 1921 when he left yorkshire with a scholarship to study at the royal college of art in london, a bastion of academic formalism. but he found his real inspiration on the other side of london at the british museum. he visited twice a week for years, drawing objects from the museum's vast ethnographic collection, and draw
. and it was gone. >> reporter: the snow made driving conditions miserable. state police reported hundreds of car crashes. across wisconsin, plows were out in heavy force. but the season's first snowfall was a welcome sight. >> it's definitely got everybody excited. >> reporter: winter was mild last year in parts of the midwest. so, businesses like towing companies and hardware stores gladly went to work. >> nice to see some snow. nice to see winter here. gets business back. >> reporter: across the south, a different weather threat. severe storms spawned tornadoes. officials confirmed one in southern louisiana. in the town of baker, strong winds tore the roof off a car wash, littering streets with debris. >> it was real scary. everything was just flying around, just tossed around. >> reporter: in edgewater, florida, about 30 mobile homes were no match for a heavy twister. >> i was at work. and i took a phone call from my husband. and he said, it's not good. you need to come home, now. >> reporter: the storms moved into alabama, northern georgia and southern tennessee, where meteorologists say win
that the conflict in afghanistan will be seen as anything but a rather miserable failure in the end? >> i think it will be. actually, it will be interestingly and maybe more positively paired with the war in iraq, being a discretionary war the u.s. undertook on the basis of incorrect information. i think the war in afghanistan it was undertaken for almost noncontroversial reasons within the united states. direct retribution for the attacks of 9/11 and where taliban al qaeda was at the time. i think the debate will be did the u.s. get distracted by afghanistan by the iraq venture and another way to wind it up than the one we have? it's interesting in the presidential campaign concluded there's so little debate about this with so little appetite on either side of the political divide to stay there longer, increase the bet and i think seen as a sadly concluded affair and we got in to it for understandable reasons. >> christin, something else on the fiscal cliff. a drop in confidence and zero u.s. economic growth with no agreement on this fiscal cliff and indeed a ripple effect in the eurozone and
to pursue my dreams. his father, however, was a miserable human being and i grew up in a house always hearing my father talk about how much he hated his own father. so a lot of times that shaped -- i knew him, he died when i was 6 so it was those types of hearing those conversations that sort of informed how some of these children feel about their dad in this film. >> you're married to a supermodel. why is she not in ul aof your fil all of your films? >> on our first date, she said i've gotten offers to act and i have no interest so if you ever want a second date, don't ask. >> she runs an organization for women who are pregnant, does her own great thing. nice to have you and looking forward to seeing the film, looking forward to downloading and watching the film, i don't go out of the kids. >>> the silence deafening on capitol hill, rahm emmanuel will join us to talk about the prospects of a fiscal cliff deal straight ahead. >>> and then he was in great health when suddenly he had a mini stroke, at just 27, frankie muniz tells us what happened to him. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] e
the concept of not being a right to work state. they tried to enshrine that failed miserably and the governor said you made this an issue now and we are going to make it an issue and we are going to support this bill. it seems clear to me this is going to pass today. he is not going to sign it today but despite what you are hearing out here is probably done deal. stuart: are they trying to block legislators from getting in? jeff: we see no evidence of that at this point. no evidence of it. people on this freedom path. no violence. stuart: we will stay with it. jeff flock in the middle of it. i want you to listen to what president obama said yesterday about this issue in michigan. >> we need to do everything we can to encourage companies to keep investing in american workers. by the way, what we shouldn't do, and what we shouldn't be doing is trying to take away your right to bargain. [applause] stuart: exactly what the president said. that it is a right to bargain for better wages. does the union also have a right to force people to adjoin a union and pay dues to it. joining us is the mayor o
, moonrise kingdom. life pi, les miserables -- >> that's not out yet either. >> and silver linings playbook. films will be honored at an event in hollywood next month. >> those are some pretty good films on the list. pretty good flicks this year. and still about two or three of them are not even out yet. they come out in the holiday season. all right. let's take a look at what's happening in michigan. it is an outrage and something we've got to get organized about and something we've got to fight. a new target. a new enemy this morning and that's governor rick schneider of michigan who has -- stabbed working families, working men and women of the state of michigan in the back. this is a state of course that was built by labor unions, has one of the highest percentages of union membership anywhere in the country. a state known for its union support and a state that really has been -- saves by labor unions particularly the autoworkers agreeing to significant cutbacks and benefits and salaries and everything to kee
growth real quick. a couple numbers. even with the miserable growth we've experienced from 2009 to 2012, you know how much revenue has increased to the federal government per year? $344 billion. if we just return to a normal economy, where we have revenue generation, which is average, at 18.5%, that would add another $434 billion per year. add those up that's more than $750 billion and president obama's punish success scheme would raise somewhere between 74 and 35 it's 10% -- here's the problem -- >> bring the soldiers back from korea. what are they doing there? how about japan? how do we cut the defense budget now? >> jim, i'm not disagreeing with you. >> what's the -- >> first audit of the defense firms we don't even know where the money is being spent. i'm not disagreeing with you on defense. you want to really attack what's going to be an explosion in costs, it's brom ma care. obama care is so vastly or grocery underestimated in terms of costs. i mean currently, the current budget window is $1.7 billion. when true spending kicks in $2.5 and that assumes only 1 million employees lose
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